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CHICAGO AMERICAN BUMPS INTO TROUBLE
ON BOTH CIRCULATION AND NEWS ENDS
HEARST'S SHEET FACES LARGE
SUIT DUE TO" STORY
Miss Densie Herendeen, 1132 N. La
Salle st, has filed suit for $50,000
against the Chicago American.
The American seems to have over
stepped the bounds for the benefit of
getting a story on Miss Herendeen
and Mrs. Agnes Chester See, wife of
the notorious Evelyn Arthur See.
Evelyn Arthur See is head of the
Absolute Faith sect, who was four
years ago found guilty of misconduct
with young girls in his charge and is
now serving time in Joliet It was
he who figured in the sensational
trial involving Mildred Bridges, a 17-year-old
Mrs. See has not lived with her
husband for nine years, she says. She
is opposed to absolute f aithism. The
American published a story saying
Mrs. See, with the aid of Miss Her
endeen, had founded a new "See
sect" The article also said things
about the conduct of the affairs of
the Real Egg Noodle Co., 211 Schil
ler st., which Miss Herendeen did not
like. Miss Herendeen is deeply inter
ested in this company.
QUIGLEY'S BODY ARRIVES
An immense cavalcade escorted the
body of Archbishop James Edward
Quigley from the LaSalle st station
to the Holy Name Cathedral at N.
State and Superior sts., early this
More than a million Catholics will
participate directly or indirectly in
the funeral of the late archbishop.
Admittance to the funeral service
to be held on Thursday will be on
ticket The cathedral only holds
Among the possible successors to
the vacant post are Bishops Edmund
Dunne of Peoria and Peter Muldoon
of Rockford. j
CIRCULATION WAR SHOWS UP
The Chicago American wishes it
had never declared war on Servia.
Servia first name Mike licked
the alleged prize tough guy of the
American's circulation staff, scared
two more out of their boots and Is
now getting aid from the Daily News.
Servia has the newsstand at Bel
mont av. and Clark st The Hearst
paper, Servia claims, tried to make
him take daily from 50 to 75 papers
more than he could sell. "This is an
old stunt of the Hearst paper" ex
plained Servia. "The boys have to
pay for the papers whether they sell
them or not" The practice proves a
great aid in boosting "paid" circula
If a newsboy protests against hav
ing to "eat" so many extra papers
he is likely to suffer physically.
"When I refused to take so many
morethan I could sell the wagon
man, he tried to beat me up with a '
horse shoe," said Servia, in broken
Servia licked the wagon man
soundly. Then, he claims, they got
him down in the police captain's of
fice and bluffed him into paying the
doctor's bill. He thought if he did
not he would have to go to prison.
Yesterday four husky newsseilers
appeared xra the corner in opposition
to Servia. They stood all around his
stand and sold Americans. The Daily
News sent four of its finest as big as
the American sellers to the scene at
once. The police captain has taken
a hand. He has ordered that no pa
pers can be sold within 10 feet of
London. Famous old bronze and
copper lion that stood on battlefield
of Waterloo has been pulled down.
Being converted into German shells.